C.G. Conn Boehm System Flute

Description (Brief)
This flute was made by C.G. Conn in Elkhart, Indiana in 1905. It is a Boehm System flute, serial #9801, made of silver and gold plate with gold plated keys and an ebonite head joint with mother-of-pearl dots on the sides of the embouchure. This flute is engraved:

MADE BY [/] C.G. CONN [/] ELKHART [/] IND.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1905
maker
C. G. Conn
place made
United States: Indiana, Elkhart
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
gold (overall material)
ebonite (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 25 5/8 in x 1 7/8 in; 65.0875 cm x 4.7625 cm
overall: 25 1/2 in x 2 in x 1 3/4 in; 64.77 cm x 5.08 cm x 4.445 cm
ID Number
1985.0016.28
accession number
1985.0016
catalog number
1985.0016.28
Credit Line
Gift of James M. Swain
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Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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